At least 146 people have died and 150 are injured in… the crowd gushed During the Halloween season in Seoul on a Saturday night. Chief of the Yongsan Fire Department said.
This is the latest development.
The death toll may increase: A local hospital treats dozens of people injured in a Halloween emergency in Seoul. make the death toll tends toincrease Localhealth officials said The cause of injury and death in the incident has not been officially confirmed, added Choi Jaewon, head of the Yongsan Health Center. LIVE UPDATE: At least 149 people have died in Halloween
Officials blamed the crowd for a shot.: Local fire officials described the emergency as “Assumed that they stepped on each other to death,” but the investigation has just begun. gave details about some injuries Yonhap news agency report Dozens of people suffer from “Cardiac arrest” and difficulty breathing
The official said The emergency wasn’t caused by a gas leak or a fire in a popular nightclub district. They began receiving reports that someone was “buried” in the crowd there around 10:24 p.m. local time (9:24 a.m. ET) on Saturday.
Witnesses witness the chaos: Witnesses said people jam On a narrow street, suffocating, “I saw people to the left. And I saw people going across the street,” Song Se Hyun told CNN. “The middle one got stuck. So they have no way of communicating with each other. They can’t breathe.”